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How long before chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) take your life?

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In brief: Depends

COPD is a progressive condition.
From first diagnosis the time can be considerable. Today's drugs(not all cases need them), pulmonary rehab, exercise programs and many more can allow a long and productive time. Of course smoking cessation (if applicable) can slow the progression.

In brief: Depends

COPD is a progressive condition.
From first diagnosis the time can be considerable. Today's drugs(not all cases need them), pulmonary rehab, exercise programs and many more can allow a long and productive time. Of course smoking cessation (if applicable) can slow the progression.
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